Reading maketh a full man.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
Knowledge is power.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel,...
The place of justice is a hallowed place
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
What restrains us from killing is partly fear of punishment, partly moral scruple, and partly...